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US looks at ways to prevent spying on its spying

US looks at ways to prevent spying on its spying

January 27th, 2014 4:15 pm by STEPHEN BRAUN, Associated Press

The National Security Agency is quietly funding research to prevent phone company employees or eavesdroppers from seeing who the U.S. is spying on, The Associated Press has learned.

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Audit of Tennessee child welfare agency finds problems

Audit of Tennessee child welfare agency finds problems

January 27th, 2014 4:12 pm by SHEILA BURKE, Associated Press

An audit of the Tennessee Department of Children's Services finds that the state child-welfare agency has had numerous problems, including sloppy child-abuse investigations.

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Medical marijuana headed to Florida ballot after Supreme Court’s 4-3 decision

Medical marijuana headed to Florida ballot after Supreme Court’s 4-3 decision

January 27th, 2014 4:07 pm by By Marc Caputo, The Miami Herald (MCT)

A Florida constitutional amendment calling for medical marijuana will be decided by Florida voters in November now that the state Supreme Court ruled Monday that the proposed initiative and ballot summary aren’t misleading.

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Video: Man robs Kingsport store, beats clerk with broom

Video: Man robs Kingsport store, beats clerk with broom

January 27th, 2014 2:27 pm by Rain Smith

A man with a grocery bag on his head robbed a Kingsport gold buying business on Friday night, attacking the clerk with a broom before making away with cash and jewelry.

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Former Kingsport resident charged with sexually exploiting minors

Former Kingsport resident charged with sexually exploiting minors

January 27th, 2014 1:39 pm by Rain Smith

A Northeast Tennessee man has been indicted on more than six dozen counts of sex crimes against minors, stemming from the alleged discovery of child porn while he was previously living in Kingsport.

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Jim Keesling, former KPD chief, passes away

Jim Keesling, former KPD chief, passes away

January 27th, 2014 1:08 pm by Matthew Lane

Former Kingsport Police Chief Jim Keesling had a reputation for being tough as nails, commanding respect from within the department and throughout the community.

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Hawkins County man charged with indecent exposure at Pal's

Hawkins County man charged with indecent exposure at Pal's

January 27th, 2014 11:14 am by NET News Service

The arrest follows reports of a serial masturbator appearing at a Boones Creek fast food drive-thru window.

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Founder of Kingsport outreach killed in wreck

Founder of Kingsport outreach killed in wreck

January 27th, 2014 11:02 am by Rain Smith

For 18 years Cindy Risk has operated Hunger First, which is currently located on the corner of Center and Myrtle streets. She died Friday evening on South Wilcox Drive after swerving to avoid another vehicle and overturning her Jeep.

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White House warns Obama could go around Congress

White House warns Obama could go around Congress

January 27th, 2014 9:13 am by PHILIP ELLIOTT, Associated Press

Absent legislative action, the White House is telling lawmakers that the president is ready to take unilateral action to close the gap between rich and poor Americans.

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Brush fire forces evacuation of cabins in Pigeon Forge

Brush fire forces evacuation of cabins in Pigeon Forge

January 26th, 2014 6:05 pm by Associated Press

PIGEON FORGE — Authorities say a brush fire on the outskirts of Pigeon Forge has forced the evacuation of at least 20 cabins.

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